Site visits with our community seed grant recipients
The Downtown Women’s Center Health Center Peer Leadership Program recognizes that peer support empowers participants – many of whom have similar lived experiences – to provide encouragement, empathy, hope, consideration, and empowerment from the vantage point of experiential understanding.
The Pasadena Unified School District tackles Nutrition and Health Strategies that address the rising obesity and diabetes rates and food insecurity in our community.
Sharing a Healthy Start supports strategies to increase access to healthy food and nutrition education for families in the PUSD’s highest poverty schools. Adressing the practical challenges and the perception that eating healthy is expensive is PUSD’s overarching goal.
PUSD incorporates a wide range of strategies to achieve the Sharing a Healthy Start goals and objectives, and to increase a sense of connectedness to the school and community among local families and project partners.
These strategies include:
Sharing a Healthy Start includes local partners to maximize resources and generate collective impact. Partners include: City of Pasadena Health Department, City of Pasadena Farmer’s Market, Hunger Action LA, Cleveland Healthy Start, Madison Healthy Start, Market Match.
Community Health Councils - weekly, monthly or other repeating events on health care, food policy and physical activity